Fiscal Cliff Congress

Fiscal Cliff Deal Passed By Congress after Republicans Cave
January 2nd, 2013

On Tuesday a long-running fiscal cliff crisis was finally resolved, after Congress voted in favor of a White House compromise that will impose tax rises on the wealthiest and spare the working-class and middle-class.

Fiscal Cliff Talks: ‘Plan B’ Vote Postponed in House in Major Setback for Boehner
December 20th, 2012

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) tried to ram a “fallback” plan through the House on Thursday – a relatively tiny tax increase on millionaires and billionaires – and failed.